Chef Greg Martin

Reservation Policies and Terms of Use

Bistro Menil provides full-service dining.  In order to provide the best possible experience and attend to all of our valued guests, we highly encourage reservations. We ask that all parties be present for seating. We are more than happy to hold reservations for up to 15 additional minutes.

In order to foster a communal dining environment, we kindly ask that use of personal electronic devices be limited in our dining areas.

Lunch and brunch reservations
(11 am to 2 pm)

Reservations made for parties of up to eight guests will be honored in our larger (Vue) dining room.  Seating for parties of four guests or fewer in our smaller (Prive) room is subject to availability. Again, we ask that all party members be present for seating.  Brunch is available Friday – Sunday only.  

Reservations for parties of up to 8 guests (adults and children) can be made online or by calling Bistro Menil at 713-904-3537.


Dinner Reservations

To provide the highest level of service, parties of 9-12 guests will require a credit card to secure the reservation and a 20% gratuity is required after taxes.  We do not offer itemized checks.  Please make your reservation online or by calling Bistro Menil at 713-904-3537.  Requests for specific seating areas are subject to availability. 


Event Hosting

Private parties consisting of more than 12 guests will be accommodated in Bistro Menil’s exclusive “Prive” dining room.  Please contact Chef Greg Martin at 713-904-3537 or at to learn more about how we can best offer a personalized experience for your special event.  


We are happy to accommodate guests on our patio on a first come, first served basis.  Our host/hostess can clarify the availability of patio seating.


Wine Corkage Fees
Three bottle limit per table/group.  $15 for the first bottle, $25 for the second bottle and $35 for the third bottle.  In order to comply with our state-issued beverage permit, all alcohol service has to be completed by 10:00 pm. Customer assumes all responsibility for their (brought-in) wine including notifying consumers of contents.


Check Policy

We will gladly split checks evenly among as many guests as desired; however, in order to provide efficient service, we do not offer itemized checks.


Terms of Use Agreement
By requesting seating in-person or making a reservation electronically, you are accepting the terms and conditions provided by Bistro Menil.